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by judith brown dianes. bill, let's begin with this falsification by rubio and boehner. there was a study in new jersey which looked at the effects of a minimum wage hike. it concludes by saying we find no evidence that the rise in new jersey's minimum wage reduced employment at fast-food restaurants in the state. it goes on to say raising the minimum wage at least in this case actually increased employment. so what are these people talking about? >> martin, as usual, i have no idea. it doesn't make any sense whatsoever. by the way, one of the two authors of that study was allen krueger who at the time was a princeton professor and now is head of obama's council on economic advisers. so as a result of that conclusion, it's not surprising that he would suggest raising the minimum wage because obviously his work shows that does not reduce employment in any way. it actually helps people get jobs and helps bring people out of the middle class. >> judith, a worker making the current minimum wage of $7.25 an hour would earn $14,500 a year. now, the federal poverty level for a family of two is $
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